Baan Si Dum – The Black House

The estate of the renowned Thai artist Thawan Duchanee

Baan Si Dum - The Black House, by Thawan Duchanee

Location: Moo 13, Tambon Nang Lae, Ban Dhu, Chiang Rai Province.

  • Approx 1.9 kms north of the entrance to Chiang Rai University (CRU) on Highway 1.
  • Turn left into Soi 13, go up the soi approx 450 metres
  • Turn left into a smaller soi, and you cannot miss the place – to the left, on the sharp right hand corner.
  • Parking aplenty and it is open 9am to 5pm. Admission is free.

Group visits by arrangement only: call 08-9767-4444 or 05-370-5834

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The artist’s collection of artifacts from various locations in S.E. Asia is on display.

There are some surreal structures that intrigue and delight!

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The extensive use of skulls and horns as both statements and accentuation may offend the bleeding hearts amongst us…

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If you don’t like parts off dead things, or are stupidly sensitive, this place is possibly not for you…

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